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Investigators search for arsonist who set fire to vacant Memphis church

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) – Investigators are trying to determine who set fire to a vacant Memphis church Sunday night. It happened about 9:00 p.m...
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) – Investigators are trying to determine who set fire to a vacantMemphis church Sunday night.

It happened about 9:00 p.m. at the vacant church in the 400 blockof N. Perkins Road. About 129 emergency personnel responded to the fire, whichtook hours, until 2:00 a.m., to bring under control.

No one was hurt in the fire. Total damage is estimated at $670,000.

Courtesy Memphis Fire Department

Investigators say the fire had been intentionally sat in severalplaces inside the building.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at901-528-CASH or the State Arson Hotline at 1-800-762-3017.